3rd Quarter

2020, 3rd Quarter filings #

This report details the number of filings and closed units in the 3rd quarter of 2020. As a reminder, we are only showing filings and closures related to single union elections (rare multi-union elections are excluded).

Filings by Union #

In the 3rd quarter of 2020 335 petitions for new units were filed, a 37.86% increase from the previous quarter The median size was 18 with a total of 16,960 workers across all units, a 28.32% increase from the previous quarter

NationalTotal Units FiledChange in UnitsTotal WorkersChange in Total WorkersMedian Unit SizeChange in Median Unit
Uncoded112344,7782.22%17.0-22.20%
Teamsters64272,24577.70%17.5-12.21%
SEIU1801,241-26.64%14.5-55.50%
IAM176460-22.20%15.025.53%
IUOE14126016.65%12.00.00%
IBEW126159-67.71%8.0-61.05%
UFCW11-3549-59.94%40.023.31%
SPFPA96336243.09%28.0115.44%
UAW851,0562,414.25%59.5230.88%
Other77926-10.0-
LIUNA62113276.39%19.0192.03%
USW63552152.07%35.5-49.95%
AFSCME5-1241-56.61%24.0-57.72%
ATU4-1130-37.74%26.0-6.66%
BCTGM421,7841,361.97%300.0391.83%
UA4112248.84%27.562.16%
CWA3-123-46.62%7.0-17.76%
NewsGuild3-1168150.96%35.0118.77%
OPEIU3180-41.07%16.0-76.59%
RWDSU3051-15.54%11.0-47.73%
Ironworkers2122-58.83%11.0-79.92%
NAGE2272-36.0-
NNU2272-36.0-
SAG-AFTRA2241-20.5-
AFT111,177-1,177.0-
FCGOA1016-62.16%16.0-62.16%
IATSE1-116-82.14%16.0-64.38%
IBB1111-11.0-
IFPTE1-28-94.35%8.0-88.80%
ILWU112-2.0-
IUPAT1-113-64.38%13.0-29.97%
Multiple101899.90%18.099.90%
NATCA1-14-63.27%4.0-27.75%
TWU119-9.0-
UNITE HERE1-129-92.13%29.0-84.36%
UWUA103545.51%35.045.51%
United Federation LEOS-PBA1-19731.08%97.0162.06%
WU1144-44.0-
BAC0-10-0.0-
IUEC0-10-0.0-
NYSNA0-10-0.0-
SMART0-20-0.0-
SSOBA0-10-0.0-
UE0-10-0.0-

Closed Elections by Union #

In the 3rd quarter of 2020 344 petitions for new units were closed (this includes petitions where no election was ever held), with 51.16% closed with a certification order, creating 176 total new units. This was a 147.89% increase from the previous quarter in successful union certifications. Overall this represents approximately 10,627 workers, which is a 323.05% increase from the previous quarter The median bargaining unit has 17 workers.

NationalTotal Units ClosedChange in ClosedUnits WonTotal Workers AddedMedian Successful Unit
Uncoded108171058310.5
Teamsters53353094017.5
SEIU2616221,83718.5
UFCW1913844139.0
IUOE18131520512.0
IAM17121220511.0
NewsGuild1061022822.0
IBEW92622412.0
AFSCME86767370.0
UAW7356411.0
IATSE54430345.5
SPFPA5345012.5
USW54312736.0
ATU44410418.0
IFPTE4328140.5
LIUNA434306.5
UA4311717.0
CWA303359.0
NAGE3221,073536.5
NATCA333155.0
OPEIU32319862.0
RWDSU3336021.0
UNITE HERE3126532.5
AFT2027537.5
IUPAT20000.0
Multiple22000.0
NYSNA22211859.0
UWUA2212424.0
BAC11000.0
BCTGM1119999.0
FCGOA1114242.0
IBB1119898.0
Ironworkers11000.0
NNU1111,7331,733.0
NUHW1016969.0
Other111531531.0
SSOBA1118383.0
WU111197197.0
AWPPU0-1000.0
SMART0-2000.0
UE0-1000.0
United Federation LEOS-PBA0-1000.0

Data last updated on: Jan 23, 2022 01:34 EST